The Walton County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) is making public notification of the registration of Charles Dewayne Duke, 49, as a sexual offender in Walton County. Duke is a white male, 5’10, 220 lbs, and currently resides at 214 Mitchem Road, DeFuniak Springs, FL. Duke was adjudicated guilty in 2003 with Child Molestation, second degree in Vernon, Missouri.
There are currently 125 registered sexual offenders/predators living in Walton County. The WCSO conducts monthly residence verification checks to ensure registered sexual offenders and predators comply with the law.
Florida Statutes provide specific guidelines regarding the registration requirement of offenders and predators to report any change in permanent or temporary address within 48 hours of any change.
The WCSO encourage families to visit www.flsexoffender.net to subscribe to receive e-mail alert notifications when registered sexual offenders or predators move into neighborhoods. WCSO also encourages citizens to use the Neighborhood Search feature prior to signing up for alerts to identify registered sexual offenders and predators currently living in neighborhoods.